Afghanistan Validation 2020

Published Date: 
July, 2020

On 28 October 2020, Afghanistan was found to have made meaningful progress in implementing the 2019 EITI Standard (see Board decision 2020-78/BC-298

Timeline of Validation and related materials

While Afghanistan's second Validation was scheduled to start on 18 July 2020, the Board granted the MSG's request that Validation be brought forward to 1 July 2020 (see Board decision here

1 July 2020: Validation commenced1-30 July 2020: Stakeholder consultations

Seychelles Validation 2020

Published Date: 
April, 2020
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 11 September 2020, Seychelles was found to have made meaningful progress with considerable improvements in implementing the 2019 EITI Standard.

Timeline of Validation and related materials1 April 2020: Validation commencedSecretariat assessment & comments10 June 2020 - Draft Secretariat assessment [English]17 July 2020 - Comments from the MSG  [English]DATE - Final Secretariat assessment [English]Validation Committee and Board review4 September 2020 - VC Recomme

Ghana Validation 2020

Published Date: 
February, 2020

On 1 December 2020, Ghana was found to have made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. See Board Decision 2020-85/BC-300

Timeline of Validation and related materials

27 February 2020: Validation commenced3 - 5 June 2020: Stakeholder consultations6 August 2020: Draft assessment shared with the MSG for comments14 October: Assessment finalised and shared with the MSG

Tanzania Validation 2020

Published Date: 
July, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 17 June 2020, Tanzania was found to have made meaningful progress, with considerable improvements in implementing the EITI Standard.

Timeline of Validation and related materials1 January 2020: Validation commencedCall for stakeholder views [English]Civil society coalition HakiRasilimali's feedback on implementation [English]Secretariat assessment &

São Tomé and Príncipe Validation 2019

Published Date: 
July, 2020
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 10 July 2020, São Tomé and Príncipe was found to have made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard.

Timeline of Validation and related materials29 December 2019: Validation commenced29 December - 10 January: Stakeholder consultations1 April 2020: Draft Secretariat assessment sent to the MSGSecretariat assessment & comments1 April 2020 - Draft Secretariat assessment [English Portuguese]11 May 2020 - Comments from the MSG  [

Madagascar Validation 2019

Published Date: 
July, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 29 June 2018, Madagascar was found to have made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard.

Timeline of Validation and related materials29 December 2019: Validation commenced27-31 January 2020: Stakeholder consultations19 March 2020: Draft Secretariat assessment sent to MSGSecretariat assessment & comments19 March 2020 - Draft Secretariat assessment [English French]22 April 2020 - Comments from the MSG  [

Côte d'Ivoire Validation 2019

Published Date: 
October, 2019

In May 2018, the EITI Board agreed that Côte d'Ivoire had made meaningful progress in implementing the 2016 EITI Standard. See Board decision 2018-22/BC-249

In this second Validation, the EITI International Secretariat has assessed the progress made in addressing the 12 corrective actions established by the EITI Board following the first Validation. See more under background below. 

Timeline of Validation and related materials

Armenia Validation 2019

Published Date: 
August, 2019
Publisher: 
EITI International Secretariat

On 9 July 2020, Armenia was found to have made satisfactory progress in implementing the EITI Standard.

Timeline of Validation and related materials9 September 2019: Validation commenced4-8 November 2019: Stakeholder consultations18 March 2020: Report on Initial data collection and stakeholder consultation [English Armenian]Validation Report &

Burkina Faso Validation 2019

Published Date: 
May, 2019

On 13 February 2018, Burkina Faso was found to have made meaningful progress overall in implementing the EITI Standard.  In this second Validation which commenced on 13 August 2019, the EITI International Secretariat is assessing the progress made in addressing the six corrective actions established by the EITI Board following the first Validation. See more under background below.

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